Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn County Records Inventory

Election Poll Books


Series documents the registration of voters and the compilation of election results. Records may include the election poll books and/or the election voter register. Information includes elector's name and party affiliation, and in some cases, physical description, occupation, naturalization information, and names of parents and spouse. Election poll books and voter registration records have been inventoried through 1930. For information on more recent records, contact the Secretary of State, Elections Division, the county clerk, or the local elections official.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Election Records [includes poll book information], 1903-1904 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
General Register [Official Register of Elections-includes some naturalization information], 1910 (1 volume);
Official Register of Electors [includes some naturalization information], 1900 (1 volume); 1902 (1 volume); 1904 (1 volume); 1906 (1 volume); 1908 (1 volume); 1912 (1 volume); 1914 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Counter:
[Official Register of Electors Index Cards-alphabetical], 1900-1914 (3.75 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Opening Processing Area:
Shelburn Precinct [Elector Register], 1913 (1 volume);
South Brownsville Precinct [Elector Register], 1913 (1 volume).


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